Carnun Marcus-Page's Blog Posts Tagged 'Science' (5)

Causing Offence

Hair Trigger
Picture courtesy of http://www.worth1000.com/contests/9726/visual-puns-3, used without permission.

"While I don't…

Continue

Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on July 12, 2013 at 1:29pm — 6 Comments

Richard Feynman - My Kind of Scientist

I've been meaning to write a 'love letter' to this man for a while, so here it is.

I'll begin with a quote:

“I can live with doubt and uncertainty and not knowing. I think it is much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers that might be wrong. If we will only allow that, as we progress, we remain unsure, we will leave opportunities for…

Continue

Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on July 5, 2013 at 5:16pm — 2 Comments

'Arrogant' Atheists

Disclaimer: I may not necessarily wholeheartedly stand by everything written below, but it's not like I'm not allowed to poke fun once in a while...

___

folly1

It doesn't take long on the internet, or in real life, to come across this old chestnut:

'Atheists are so full of themselves, thinking they're right all of the time... So much smug certainty, so much confident piss-taking, so much inconsiderate hate-speech I can't help but…

Continue

Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on April 5, 2013 at 12:31pm — 2 Comments

The Faith/Evidence Paradox

dichotomy

To what extent can a religious believer actually argue their faith, reasonably? Not very far, it seems to me.

There are two quantities to consider here, by which all human beliefs can relate back to: Faith and Evidence.

Let's look at the first. Faith, by its very definition, is 'belief without evidence'. It is a gut feeling, and it cannot be proven wrong. Why? Because, for…

Continue

Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on March 15, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

What has Science got to do with Atheism?

in-science-we-trust

I know I do it too often, but to start I feel the need to quote Tim Minchin, yet again. On the very real divide between faith and science, he has this to say:

"Science adjusts it's beliefs based on what's observed. Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."

Not…

Continue

Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on January 25, 2013 at 1:20pm — 5 Comments

Forum

The Shinto Flower among the Weeds of Religion

Started by Cato Rigas in Advice. Last reply by Cato Rigas 53 minutes ago. 5 Replies

Sunday Disassembly

Started by Reg The Fronkey Farmer in Society. Last reply by Pope Beanie 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

Genesis 3 - Quality Propaganda

Started by Aiken Drums Sister in Politics 4 hours ago. 0 Replies

In Defense of ‘Islamophobia’

Started by Brian Daurelle in Society. Last reply by Erock68la 4 hours ago. 43 Replies

Blog Posts

Life Condensed

Posted by Cato Rigas on October 19, 2014 at 8:30pm 1 Comment

Cool Vehicle Inspection!

Posted by Ed on October 18, 2014 at 9:03am 2 Comments

Services we love!

We are in love with our Amazon

Book Store!

Gadget Nerd? Check out Giz Gad!

Advertise with ThinkAtheist.com

In need a of a professional web site? Check out the good folks at Clear Space Media

© 2014   Created by umar.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service